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caboceer  (ˌkæbəʊˈsɪə) 



  1. (formerly) an African native appointed by his leader to supply European slave traders with slaves

Word Origin

C17: from Portuguese cabeceiro headman, from cabeça head, from Latin caput


Comment by WordMonkey (Admin) on 22 Jul 2015

We are sorry that a few of the words in the dictionary do not have sound files to enable you to hear the pronunciation. The respelling in the International Phonetic Alphabet (ˌkæbəʊˈsɪə) indicates the sound of the word.

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Comment by shandel_parham on 2 May 2015

I need to hear the words

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